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Author Guidelines

Articles in the al-Qudwah journal are written in Indonesian or English or Arabic with an effective and academic style. For English or Arabic manuscripts, the abstract is written in Indonesian, while the Indonesian abstract is written in English. Published manuscripts can be in the form of the author's research results, reviews, or synthesis related to the scope of the journal. Manuscripts must have never been and will not be published in other media.

Manuscripts written in Indonesian and/or English are typed using the MS Word processing program, Gill Sans MT font type, single-spaced, maximum 20 pages, A4 paper (210 x 297 mm). Manuscript frame size: left 2.5 cm, right 2.5 cm, top 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm.

Procedures for Writing Manuscripts

  1. The title of the article is typed in capital letters with size 11, bold, center aligned, single-spaced, concise, clear, concise, and precise, describing the results of the study to be communicated. The title must be brief and indicate the identity of the subject, an indication of the purpose of the study, and contain keywords.
  2. Author's name without academic degree, font size 10, single spaced, followed by affiliation below, accompanied by full address, for correspondence including telephone, facsimile, and e-mail.
  3. An abstract is an informative abstract (not an indicative abstract) which is a brief description of the original writing which presents the main information data as well as the conclusions and decisions contained in the original writing. Abstract written in English maximum 250 words and font size 10 with single spacing.
  4. Keywords (keywords) maximum 10 words, font size 10, arranged from left to right.
  5. The body of the report is displayed in justification format (aligned right-left), font size 10, and single-spaced. Citation in the text according to author years system.
  6. As a whole, the body of the study report contains the following elements: (a) The research results in the article contain an introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgments (if necessary), and a bibliography. (b) The review article contains Introduction, main ideas used as material for analysis, conclusions, acknowledgments (if necessary), and a bibliography (if any).
  7. The introduction is the background, the important reasons for conducting the research or the underlying hypotheses, the aims and benefits of the research, and the general approach and related literature search.
  8. Materials and methods contain an explanation of the materials and tools used, time, place, technique, and experimental design.
  9. Results and discussion, presented briefly (can be assisted with tables, graphs, and photographs), the discussion is a review of research results in a brief and clear manner and refers to related literature. Tables and figures must be clear and legible.
  10. Conclusions and suggestions are concrete results or decisions from research.
  11. A brief acknowledgment of the research sponsor.
  12. The bibliography lists all bibliography along with all general information with the aim that if any readers need it they can easily browse it.
  13. Tables, graphs, and/or images can be read clearly and are integrated into the text, font size 9.
  14. Citations and bibliography are arranged alphabetically, with font size 10, according to the Boston system (author's name, year, title, imprint), some examples are as follows:

Some examples of writing reference sources


Darmawan, J. and J.S. Baharsjah. 2010. Fundamentals of plant physiology. SITC- Jakarta. 85p

Articles in Journals/Magazines

Sudarmadji. 2002. The Importance of Community Empowerment in Natural Resource Conservation Efforts Life in the Era of Regional Autonomy Implementation. Journal of Basic Sciences, 3 (1): 50-55

Articles in Books and treatises/proceedings

Chua, A.K., and A. Faridah. 1991. Liming of peat for some vegetables in Johore, Malaysia. pp. 393-398. in Aminuddin, B.Y. Tropical Peat. Proc. int. Symp. on Tropical Peatland, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 6-10 May 1991


Yani, A. 2007. Analysis and simulation of air temperature distribution in dairy cow pens using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Thesis. Graduate School. Bogor Agricultural Institute. Bogor

Sumiati. 2007. The molar ratio of phytic acid: Zn to determine Zn supplementation and phytase enzyme in rations high in phytic acid. Bogor Dissertation. Graduate School. Bogor Agricultural Institute. Bogor.

Articles on the website / Internet

Hartono, S. 2005. Introduction and Control of Chili Yellow Curl Disease. Retrieved December 7, 2008


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

An author who publishes in Al-Qudwah agrees to the following terms:

  1. The author retains the copyright and grants the journal the right of first publication of the work simultaneously licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. The author is able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book) with the acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. The author is permitted and encouraged to post his/her work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of the published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

Read more about the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License here: Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International — CC BY-SA 4.0


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